Table A1.

Spring-mass model parameter values used to model horses of different sizes trotting at equal Froude number (Fr)

Body mass (kg)Fr=0.5Fr=0.75Fr=1.0
KlinKnonlinU0V0KlinKnonlinU0V0KlinKnonlinU0V0
8040.7228.630.710.0540.7228.630.870.0840.7228.631.000.09
20027.2922.840.710.0527.2922.840.870.0827.2922.841.000.09
40020.1719.250.710.0520.1719.250.870.0820.1719.251.000.09
60016.8917.420.710.0516.8917.420.870.0816.8917.421.000.09
80014.9016.220.710.0514.9016.220.870.0814.9016.221.000.09
  • Dimensionless parameters are defined in Appendix A.

    Klin, dimensionless spring stiffness predicted for linear tendon properties; Knonlin, dimensionless spring stiffness predicted for nonlinear tendon properties.